Gregory the Great – St Angus MacNisse, 3 September 2018

As per usual, given the various versions of the Hagiography  of each saints, there are various versions according to the author and audience in conformity to the desires of the Church or religious orders of the time. If we look over at Celtic Saints of Sept. 3rd on this day there are  seven, including Gregory [...]

We Do Not Have to Give Up Hope

Adapted from the image of todayOur world is one that is breaking from pain and sin in every direction we look, it seems. But we do not have to give up hope, because we are women who see. If we will set our hearts on the discipline of prayer and give up the things that [...]

The Dormition of the Theotokos 15 August 2017

Troparion of the Dormition of the Theotokos In giving birth you preserved your virginity; In falling asleep you did not forsake the world, O Theotokos. You were translated to life, O Mother of Life, And by your prayers you deliver our souls from death! The feast of the Dormition or Falling-asleep of the Theotokos is [...]

Saint of the Day – Franciscan Media-30 July-8 August 2017

  Franciscan Media, formerly St. Anthony Messenger Press, seeks to help Christians grow closer to God by creating inspiring and innovative products in the spirit of St. Francis. St. Anthony Messenger magazine, Servant Books, and inspire Catholics to live in love and grow in faith. Saint Peter Chrysologus July 30. Today we celebrate one [...]

American Catholic Franciscan Media 26 July 2017

Saint Francis: An Instrument of Peace by Kyle Kramer on 7/25/17 7:00 AM One of my all-time favorite songs is John Michael Talbot’s version of Saint Francis’ peace... Spreading God’s Love by Melissa Overmyer on 7/24/17 7:00 AM Early in the spring, when the sun first begins to warm the Earth, the sweet smelling fir trees...

The People the Lord Came to Save

The very people the Lord came to save are those who live in constant fear and who have nothing to live on but hope. The fact that they live in dire poverty is not by their own choice, but the choice they make to live in [ ]   Source: The People the Lord Came to Save

Literalist and non-literalist views 17-7-17

  Jeshua-ists Volgers van de Nazarener Joodse rebbe Jeshua – Followers of the Nazarene Jewish rebbe Jeshua       Literalist and non-literalist views 2017-07-17Immanuel Verbondskind In the previous postings we a.o. looked at “Wilfred Lambert stated the human race is more than 7,000 years old” from which we can see that the debate about the literacy or [...]

I Now Know Nothing -Franciscan Media-1 July 2017

I Now Know Nothing Posted by Franciscan Media on Jun 29, 2017 5:45:00 AM Right now I am being washed clean and wrung out. The fact that I once thought I knew what life was about would make me laugh, if I could laugh. All my former certainties lie exposed.[  ] –from the book Stars at [...]

St. Joan of Arc-30-May-2017

Saint Joan of Arc’s Story Burned at the stake as a heretic after a politically-motivated trial, Joan was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920.

Arrows of Life – Daily Dose of Wisdom

In which direction does your life move? To wherever you have placed its arrow. Source: Arrows of Life - Daily Dose of Wisdom